Clinical Trial: Examining the Link Between Obesity, Inflammation, and Response to Asthma Medications

December 11, 2009

This trial aims to explore whether or not their is a relationship between inflammation and obesity in asthma patients and how this relationship can impact a patient's response to treatment.

Examining the Link Between Obesity, Inflammation, and Response to Asthma Medications

Study Type: Observational

Age/Gender Requirement: 18 years+ (male/female)

Sponsor: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Purpose: To “examine the relationship between obesity and inflammation and the effect they have on response to corticosteroid asthma medications.”